3u+8=14

Subtract 8 from both sides of the equation.

3u=14-8

Subtract 8 from 14.

3u=6

3u=6

Divide each term in 3u=6 by 3.

3u3=63

Cancel the common factor of 3.

Cancel the common factor.

3u3=63

Divide u by 1.

u=63

u=63

Divide 6 by 3.

u=2

u=2

Solve for u 3u+8=14